He acted in John Osborne and Anthony Creighton's play, "Epitaph for George Dillon," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Wendy Craig, Yvonne Mitchell, Alison Legatt, Avril Elgar, Toke Townley, and Philip Locke in the cast. William Gaskill was director.
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[In his 2010 Shock Cinema interview with journalist Anthony Petkovich about working with Jack Palance
on the Dan Curtis
production of Dracula
(1974)] I was pretty frightened of that gentleman, because he was so bloody tall! He was six-foot-four and, as he wanted to look like Dracula, he had three-inch lifts in his shoes, so he was like six-foot-seven - and he was a big guy.
What Davenport referred to as his "dodgy eyes" was the consequence of a botched childhood operation to correct a squint. The vision in his right eye remained blurred for the rest of his life.
Towering, imposing build